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Reflections on Sydney Monfries’ Passing

Reflections on Sydney Monfries’ Passing

May 1, 2019

In the eyes of most students close to her, Monfries was the victim of a series of tragic events, with her death becoming the target of intense scrutiny nationwide drawing criticism and commentary from the furthest reaches of the country. Misperception of the events and a national search to place blame quickly overshadowed the impact of Monfries’ loss to the Fordham community.

Sean Kingston Removed as Spring Weekend Headliner

Sean Kingston Removed as Spring Weekend Headliner

April 25, 2019

After weeks of aggressive campaigning on Instagram and on the Rose Hill campus by a group known as StudentsAgainstSean, Fordham administration has canceled Sean Kingston’s headlining performance at Spring Weekend.

Rose Hill Student Dies After Fall from Keating Hall Tower

Rose Hill Student Dies After Fall from Keating Hall Tower

April 14, 2019

Sydney Paige Monfries, a senior at Rose Hill, passed away on April 14 after falling from the clock and bell tower in Keating Hall.

Students Launch Campaign Against Kingston, Rose Hill USG Calls for His Cancellation at Spring Weekend

Students Launch Campaign Against Kingston, Rose Hill USG Calls for His Cancellation at Spring Weekend

April 12, 2019

USG's statement follows the launch of a movement to have Rose Hill's CAB remove Kingston as the headliner for Spring Weekend due to allegations of gang rape.

Declining Balance, Diminishing Returns: Comparing LC and RH Meal Plans

Declining Balance, Diminishing Returns: Comparing LC and RH Meal Plans

March 18, 2019

Fordham requires that Lincoln Center freshman have a meal plan, but it is clear that the meal plans offered on Rose Hill are a better deal for your money.

Angela Davis Connects International Struggles

Angela Davis Connects International Struggles

March 8, 2019

For much of the evening, Davis focused on the connections between the black experience and those of other oppressed peoples. “When we talk about black struggles,” she said, “we should realize that not all participants have been black.”

Fordham Basketball Player Suffers Minor Stroke, Out for Rest of Season

Fordham Basketball Player Suffers Minor Stroke, Out for Rest of Season

March 6, 2019

After three seasons with the Rams, Bunting became an integral member in his senior year, starting 23 of 28 games and providing help on both sides of the court. As the team begins their playoff run, they will have to adapt to the loss of their starting forward.

Fordham, But Make It Fashion

Fordham, But Make It Fashion

February 19, 2019

You don't have to sacrifice fashion for school spirit.

Kekistan Flag Photo Sparks Online War

Kekistan Flag Photo Sparks Online War

March 14, 2018

By ELIZA PUTNAM Staff Writer A widely circulated photo of Fordham students brandishing a flag associate...

At Least 12 Dead in Fire Near Fordham in the Bronx

December 28, 2017

By MORGAN STEWARD Editor-in-Chief At least 12 people have died in a fire at an apartment complex near Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) on Thursday, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio. The Fire Department of New York City (FDNY) has reported that at least nine others are injured. A spokesperson for the FDNY stated ...

Staff Editorial: Sports Go Beyond Rose Hill

Staff Editorial: Sports Go Beyond Rose Hill

November 16, 2017

“Two campuses, but one school.” This is a phrase heard often around Fordham University to emphasize...

Why I Brought Roger Stone to Campus

Why I Brought Roger Stone to Campus

October 26, 2017

By JACOB LINKER Guest Writer I’m not much of a partisan. I’m a registered Republican, but I vot...